Because grazing with sheep in Spring gets rid of it as they eat the rosettes.
Got to get more sheep back on these moors to control the tics is very important.
It's only half seven and already today there have been two posts highlighting the importance of sheep in countryside management. There's a continuing stream of threads talking about the need to reintroduce sheep into rotations.
Is Government going to have to fund a huge marketing campaign for lamb ? And/ or incentivize exports ? Or will the marketplace take care of itself ?